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July 13, 2011

Vets on parade

Onlookers at the 2011 Anacortes Fourth of July parade had the opportunity to applaud this esteemed group of U.S. military veterans. We salute your contributions!

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July 11, 2011

Friendly fireman

Among friendly firefighters during the recent Fourth of July parade in Anacortes was Jeff Waldron of Tesoro Refinery. Waldron is an AHS graduate, active in the Anacortes Schools Foundation.

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July 7, 2011

Staying focused

Unimpressed by the antics of those around him, this little guy remained seriously focused as the 2011 Anacortes Fourth of July parade passed in front of him.

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October 27, 2010

Stroll in the ‘hood

Mama keeps an eye on the photographer as she and two young ones pause during a stroll on 4th Street near Cap Sante.

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July 3, 2010


Reminiscent of days gone by, when “town criers” announced the news of the day, official Anacortes Town Crier Richard Riddell will join other dignitaries in celebration of America’s Independence Day on Sunday, July 4. Events include an 11 a.m. downtown … Continue reading

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July 2, 2009

Happy Birthday

Happy Independence Day, America! This photo is taken from a previous downtown Anacortes parade. This year’s parade, sponsored by the Anacortes Women of Today, starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, from 3rd and Commercial. The parade is followed by activities at … Continue reading

July 4, 2008

Parade day 2008

Among crowd pleasers in the 4th of July parade in Anacortes Friday were giant inflatable firemen who accompanied emergency response crews from Shell Puget Sound Refinery. More photos to come.

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July 5, 2007

Troop support

This “Support the Troops” parade entry drew enthusiastic response from a Fourth of July audience scattered along several blocks of Commercial Avenue in Anacortes Wednesday. Grand Marshal Hollie Brand has spearheaded a “packages to the troops” campaign for several years.

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July 4, 2007

Marshal Hollie

Grand Marshal of today’s 4th of July parade in downtown Anacortes was Hollie Brand, who showed her enthusiasm by waving to the crowd shortly after the 11 a.m. cannon blast that “launched” the event. Brand and supporters have mailed more … Continue reading

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July 4, 2007

Majestic 4th

All dressed up in patriotic bunting for the 4th of July is the Majestic Inn in downtown Anacortes. Within the next few hours the sidewalks will be packed as folks gather for the traditional “town photo,” parade and Causland Park … Continue reading

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July 4, 2006

Park patriotism

Crowds gathered at historic Causland Park Tuesday following an extraordinary Fourth of July parade on Commercial Avenue. Town Crier Judy Jewell opened the park event with a proclamation that included tribute to those in American armed forces. Grand marshals in … Continue reading

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July 4, 2005

Town photo 2005

Citizens gathered under sunny skies Monday about 10 a.m. for the annual “Town Photo,” captured this year at the new Downtown Arch on Commercial Avenue. An aerial version of this gathering was taken by Anacortes American photojournalist Elaine Wilson for … Continue reading

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